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Piece of velvet

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (29.2 x 26.7 cm)

Accession Number

93.407

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of black uncut velvet, and the design of stems forming irregular oblong shapes filled with conventional leaves and flowers is of black cut velvet. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection